Long-Term Care Facility

Implementation of an Electronic Care Plan for People with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Description: 

This research will support the development and testing of two electronic care plan applications and implementation guide for managing persons with chronic kidney disease and at least one additional chronic condition.

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February 7, 2020 to April 30, 2022

Comparison of Asynchronous Telepsychiatry Alongside Synchronous Telepsychiatry in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Description: 

This project will evaluate the comparative effectiveness of asynchronous telepsychiatry versus synchronous telepsychiatry in a skilled nursing facility population using a 12-month randomized controlled trial.

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August 1, 2017 to May 31, 2022

Accessibility and Beyond: Designing Consumer Health IT for Disabled Individuals

Description: 

This project engaged individuals with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities to expand upon existing consumer mobile health application design guidance for social networks.

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May 5, 2015 to April 30, 2018

Addressing the Personal Health Information Management Needs of Older Adults

Description: 

This study sought to gain an understanding of the personal health information management needs and practices of older adults and their caregivers to inform the design of health information technologies that support older adult health and independence.

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September 30, 2013 to August 31, 2019

Boone County Community Care Network

Description: 

Designed a county-wide health information system that allowed health information sharing and permitted real-time order placement by hospitals, health departments, private physicians' offices, clinics, and long-term care facilities.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2006

Project InfoCare

Description: 

Created a community-wide EMR with integrated clinical decision support that is available across the continuum of care including a rural hospital, a home health agency, 14 physician clinics, and 5 long-term care facilities.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2007

Using Information Technology (IT) to Improve Medication Safety for Rural Elders

Description: 

Implemented a Patient-Centered Medication Information System (PCMIS) to provide secure access to accurate, complete, and current medication information for patients, clinicians, pharmacists, and nurses, reconciled differences in medication information, and provided a platform for evidence-based decision support; assessed the benefits and costs of the system.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008

Nursing Home Information Technology (IT): Optimal Medication and Care Delivery

Description: 

Implemented a health IT system with added best-practices decision support modules in 7 nursing homes and evaluated the impact on care processes, resident health outcomes, and staff efficiency and satisfaction.

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Project Dates: 
September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008

INTEGRIS Telewoundcare Network

Description: 

Demonstrated and evaluated the clinical effectiveness and cost-savings of utilizing telehealth technology to reduce the days to healing for chronic wounds by improving access to caregivers, point of care processes, and dissemination of best practice information.

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September 30, 2004 to September 29, 2008